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>> nelson mandela. man whose strength healed a nation and changed the world. >> i stand here before you not as approve it but as a humble servant. >> tonight the world mourns the passing of an icon. nelson mandela dead at the age of 95. good evening i'm dan ashley. mandela lived 27 years of his life in prison for his belief in freedom and equality and he merged after all of that time with a message of generosity towards his oppress ors. karen has the story. >> out by the home where nelson mandela died they sang in memory and mourning. >> great fighter. strong man. >> south africa president delivered the long dreaded new news. >> our nation has lost its greatest son. our people have lost a father. >>reporter: president obama praised the man he culled a personal inspiration. >> we have lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this earth that. sense of loss ranged from royalty. >> extremely sad and tragic news. remind what an extraordinary and inspiring man nelson mandela was. >> to regular people.
a visionary leader today. former south african president mandela died after lengthy illness. >> he was 95 years old. he was an icon for frems and inspired thousands of people in the bay area during an appearance at the oakland coliseum in 1990. >> city of berkeley first to call for boycott of corporations and banks doing business in south africa. mandela visit here still resonates. lisa looks back at that historic visit with some of those who were there. >> the bay area who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to the continue. >> the strong connection between mandela and bay area clear the moment he stepped into the oakland coliseum june 30, 1990. he had been a 43 man for just 4 months. state senator hancock was on stage with mandela that day and at the time she was mayor of berkeley. one of only city in the world that sanked south africa. >> that turned out to be a movement that grew and east bay was the first place, that sanctioned. >> student led massive anti-apartheid protest. professor carson remembers those days. he's now the director of the martin luther king jr.
and relieved family. >> absolutely. >>> still to come, remembering nelson mandela. the tributes here and in south africa. >> and the great christmas light fight. and the bay area family trying to take home a win in the battle over the best holiday display. >> and we are keeping an eye on the cold weather and the you have time to shop for car insurance today? yeah. i heard about progressive's "name your price" tool? i guess you can tell them how much you want to pay and it gives you a range of options to choose from. huh? i'm looking at it right now. oh, yeah? yeah. what's the... guest room situation? the "name your price" tool, making the world a little more progressive. south africa for nelson mandela and the details of his funeral have been released. crowds danced in front of his house to honor him. mandela will be buried a week from sunday. >>> bay area leaders are remembering the late nelson mandela. one is cecil williams of the glide foundation seen here with mandela when he visited oakland in 1990. williams was arrested at an anti-apartheid rally at cal in may of 1985. mandela
reaction to the death of nelson mandela in just a few minutes but first, bay area cold snap. tonight will be almost as cold as last night. how cold was it? planes had to be deiced before taking off this morning from san jose international airport. it took more than a wiper blade to cut through the ice overnight. so cold, isaacels developed in danville as seen in this picture. abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is here now. >> so far, napa is three degrees from freezing. already take a look at records for the morning. napa hit a record at 25 degrees. 30 in san rafael. san francisco tied at 40. oakland broke previous records, 33. moffett field into upper 20s there. so it was frigid. napa county airport 16 degrees this morning. subfreezing temperatures again, freeze warning covering all areas except san francisco. you want to watch out. you can see increased risk of hypothermia. bring in pets. you can see them burst. and live doppler seven getting ready to track a cold storm. dan? >> let's check in with laura anthony and wade freedman. wayne, we'll start with you. broken water pipes
mandela's bay area disciples who helped him change the world with our wallets. >>> a palo alto man is coming home. >> just moments ago north korea state news agency announced the country deported merrill newman. authorities arrested him october 26th. last week north korea released a video claiming newman apologized for climb krooims committed during the korean war. >> newman belonged to a secret military group and aided guerrillas during the war. no word when he is returning in the united states but he is leaving north korea. >> good evening. >> we'll talk about the weather. the next wave of weather was enough moisture and freezing air to turn mountain tops white with snow. here you can see that snow has accumulated today along highway 29 where the plows have been dispatched there is more still to come. the cold front moves south. north, highway 101 has been closed because of snow and estimated time so far on when it might reopen. and here you can see the plates that forms on a windshield. here is video sent to you report showing how some species thrive in this weather. a humming b
of events to honor nelson mandela who died yesterday at the edge of 95. sunday will be national day of prayer and reflection. on tuesday a memorial service will take place in johannesburg stadium. the anti-apartheid leader body will lie in state starting wednesday until his burial on sunday december 15. president obama and the first lady will travel to south africa next week to pay their respects. >> always love him for teaching us that it is possible to overcome hatred and anger in order to build a new nation and a new society. >>reporter: retired ash bish told mourners at cape town people best way to honor him is to value unity and democracy that he embodied. >> in the spring of 93 85 students at uc berkeley led a protest that bring change to south africa ultimately. 7 news reporter spoke w-2 former students who helped win the apartheid in south africa. these papers were typed by students with a plan to help end apartheid in south africa. year was 1985 and the students were from uc berkeley. california assembly woman nancy skinner was the leader of the student difficult vest c
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